Martinez, who is from King City, Calif., finished fifth Saturday at the Fresno State Invitational. Martinez covered the 6,000 meter course in 22:05. She was the top finisher from a WAC school at the meet. There were a total of 95 runners in the women's race.
The finish was Martinez' third top-five finish in three meets this season. She placed third at the Sacramento State Invitational on Sept. 2 and the USF Invitational on Sept. 9.
Led by Martinez, the Spartans finished third out of 10 teams at the meet.
The field included WAC schools Fresno State and Nevada.